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India vaccination rate up 18% in 10 yrs but still trails China, Bangladesh Noor Arora

More Indian babies are receiving all basic vaccinations than a decade ago, a sign of better-educated mothers and better healthcare. But India still lags China, which vaccinated more than 90% of its children, and a host of emerging nations. In 2015-16, 62% Indian children (6 of 10) aged 12-23 months received basic vaccinations, up from 44% a decade ago in 2005-06, according to the latest national health data. China has vaccinated more than 90% of its children, while Vietnam has vaccinated about 90%, Thailand more than 95%, Bangladesh more than 90% and Sri Lanka more than 95%. Developed nations, such as the US and the UK, vaccinate similar proportions of children as China, while African countries vaccinate about half, according to a monitoring system by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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India vaccination rate up 18% in 10 yrs but still trails china, bangladesh  

India vaccination rate up 18% in 10 yrs but still trails China, Bangladesh

India vaccination rate up 18% in 10 yrs but still trails china, bangladesh  

India vaccination rate up 18% in 10 yrs but still trails China, Bangladesh

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